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$15,000 Could Be Yours If You Fix This Evil Airport Affliction
Travel

$15,000 Could Be Yours If You Fix This Evil Airport Affliction

Calling all brains: The TSA is looking for someone to help them figure out this major airport headache -- and is willing to pay for the solution.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
This In-Flight Gadget Prevents Pushy Passengers From Reclining Their Seats
Business Travel

This In-Flight Gadget Prevents Pushy Passengers From Reclining Their Seats

While ethically dubious, the Knee Defender is likely to appeal to business travelers all too familiar with the crammed quandary of flying coach.
Geoff Weiss
Virgin America Files for IPO
Virgin America

Virgin America Files for IPO

The airline, which was founded in 2007 and is partly owned by serial entrepreneur Richard Branson, filed with the Securities Exchange Commission on Monday after announcing its first annual profit.
Laura Entis
Traveling Coach on U.S. Flights Has Become a Serious Pain
Business Travel

Traveling Coach on U.S. Flights Has Become a Serious Pain

Turns out, America's airline companies have the world's most uncomfortable seats. Yay.
Jason Fell
British Airways Testing 'Happiness Blanket' to Make First-Class More Comfortable
Business Travel

British Airways Testing 'Happiness Blanket' to Make First-Class More Comfortable

The electronic blanket turns blue when wearers are calm, red when they are anxious or stressed.
Laura Entis
The 20 Best Airlines In the World
Airlines

The 20 Best Airlines In the World

Flying commercial these days can be an unpleasant experience. Fortunately for fliers, some airlines still put customers first.
Why Airline Loyalty May No Longer Pay Off
Airlines

Why Airline Loyalty May No Longer Pay Off

Reward programs have been eroding over the last 10 years as airlines shift their devotion to cold, hard, calculable dollars.
When It Makes Sense to Take a Private Jet
Suitcase Entrepreneur

When It Makes Sense to Take a Private Jet

Flying private is more accessible than ever, but still doesn't come cheap. We break down when you can justify keeping up with the Gateses, and when you should just suck it up in the security line.
Laura Entis
WATCH: Southwest Flight Attendant Delivers Hilarious Safety Announcement
Viral Videos

WATCH: Southwest Flight Attendant Delivers Hilarious Safety Announcement

This flight attendant could probably double as a standup comedian, with her spiced-up safety announcement garnering over 1.5 million views on YouTube.
Kate Taylor
Porn Accident: US Airways Issues Worst Brand Tweet of All Time
Social Media

Porn Accident: US Airways Issues Worst Brand Tweet of All Time

The airline's recent PR nightmare is a reminder to slow down, pay closer attention and think before you tweet.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Travel Hacks: Stay Healthy While Flying
Suitcase Entrepreneur

Travel Hacks: Stay Healthy While Flying

Tips to keep germs at bay from the time you board until your flight lands.
Kristin Luna
Why Your Last Flight Was So Expensive
Suitcase Entrepreneur

Why Your Last Flight Was So Expensive

Understanding what's driving airfare costs up can help keep you plan ahead and even save a little cash.
10 Travel Hacks Every Business Traveler Should Know
Growth Strategies

10 Travel Hacks Every Business Traveler Should Know

Make the most of your travel dollar with these tips from savvy travelers.
Kristin Luna
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No More Missed Connections: Virgin Unveils First-Ever Airborne Social Network
Marketing

No More Missed Connections: Virgin Unveils First-Ever Airborne Social Network

Virgin America has partnered with the location-based business app Here On Biz to facilitate networking among its passengers both on the ground and in the air.
Geoff Weiss